Following the government announcement on Tuesday 23rd June 2020, the salons at Reading and the Oxford Lifestyle Centre will be opening on Tuesday 7th July 2020 for pre-booked hair appointments only. Please call or email to arrange this. We are taking action to make sure we are Covid safe as required by government.
All other beauty treatments will be unavailable in line with government guidelines.
The Oxford Lifestyle Centre gym and all other Activate Learning hair and beauty salons will remain closed until further notice. Gym memberships will be frozen and will remain dormant until we reopen.
Please continue to visit our website and social media for further updates.
Our campuses offer a range of excellent facilities that are open to members of the public. From hair and beauty salons to gyms, restaurants, shops and much more!
Everyone is welcome to visit our facilities and enjoy our delicious food and drinks, beauty and pampering treatments and state-of-the-art gyms, all delivered by our excellent staff at great value.
Our learning companies operate these services which are staffed by our students under the supervision of a team of experienced professionals. That means you will enjoy first class services at very reasonable prices and help students gain invaluable practical experience.
Our Level 3 hairdressing students work in The Salon, Banbury, where they learn to cut, colour and style the Wella way.
We are proud to be working in partnership with Wella, one of the largest, award-winning hairdressing companies in the UK.
The Cherwell restaurant
The Cherwell restaurant offers a relaxing venue for lunch or dinner. Dishes are prepared, cooked and served by our hospitality and catering students.
Harmony Hair and Beauty Salon
You can get high-quality hair and beauty services at Harmony Hair and Beauty, Bracknell.
Our smart, modern salons and treatment rooms are open to the public, offering all the latest treatments, with prices starting from just £2.
Bracknell and Wokingham College nursery
Bracknell and Wokingham College nursery offers places to children from three-months-old in a friendly and caring environment in bright, modern facilities until they enter full-time education.
The college nursery is at the Coopers Hill site, off Crowthorne Road North.
The Oxford Lifestyle Centre
The Oxford Lifestyle Centre is a fantastic £6m centre featuring a state-of-the-art gym and hair and beauty salons in the heart of Oxford. Our centre, set in a beautiful riverside location, is fully accessible from Oxford city centre and welcomes all.
The centre is designed around you, packed full of great lifestyle services and facilities. Let our team of leading professionals help you make the most of your experience.
The Waterside Restaurant
The Waterside Restaurant offers a relaxing venue for lunch or dinner. Dishes are prepared, cooked and served by our hospitality and catering students.
Reading Studio of Dramatic Art
Reading Studio of Dramatic Art is an employment-focused theatre studio for talented, emerging performance artists in the South East and beyond.
As a partnership between Reading Rep and Reading College, Reading Studio of Dramatic Art offers a unique approach to theatrical training that combines expertise in teaching and learning with the skills and experience of leading performance industry professionals.
The Kitchen restaurant is run by students as a learning company. Our learning companies are commercial environments where students work and learn as an integral part of their studies. Students are supported by teaching staff with industry experience.
The Kitchen restaurant is located at Reading College on Kings Road.